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Butternut Squash Dip

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Ingredients
  Butternut squash 1 Medium
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Carrot 1
  Vegetable stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Peel and cube the butternut squash.
2) Coarsely chop the onion.
3) Peel and smash the garlic clove.
4) Chop the carrot into 1/2 inch chunks.

MAKING
5) In a large stock pot, add all of the vegetables and the vegetable stock.
6) Bring to a boil, cover, lower the temperature and simmer until the squash is soft -- 20-25 minutes.
7) Drain the vegetables in a colander (save the liquid for soup).
8) In 3-5 batches, put a portion of the vegetables into a food processor and drizzle in 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil. Process until it is very smooth.
9) Transfer the butternut squash butter to a large bowl.
10) Stir in the salt and adjust to taste.

SERVING
11)Serve as needed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
VeganLife
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Carrot
Interest: 
Healthy
Butternut Squash Dip can be used as an appetizer with veggies or chips. This is a tasty blend of squash and carrots. You can always use it as a spread on bread or crackers.

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